CURRENT & UPCOMING SOLO EXHIBITIONS
FEBRUARY 2017:
The Many Faces of NF. Bryan Medical Center. Lincoln, Nebraska. 

MARCH 2017:
Portrait of a Disorder: Neurofibromatosis. Kansas City Artist Coalition Underground Gallery. Kansas City, Missouri. 

JANUARY - FEBRUARY 2018:
Portrait of a Disorder: Neurofibromatosis. Norfolk Arts Center. Norfolk, Nebraska.

MARCH - JUNE 2018:
The Many Faces of NF. Governor's Mansion. Lincoln, Nebraska.

JUNE - SEPTEMBER 2018:
The Many Faces of NF. Farell Education Center, Washington University Medical Center. St. Louis, Missouri. 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016
Portrait of a Disorder: Neurofibromatosis. Lied Art Gallery. Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska.

2015
The Many Faces of NF. Criss Osborne Gallery, University of Nebraska - Omaha, Omaha. Nebraska. In partnership with UNO's Service Learning Academy, UNO's English Department and the Children's Tumor Foundation.

2014
The Many Faces of NF. Te Paske Gallery, Northwestern College. Orange City, Iowa.
The Many Faces of NF. Rotunda Gallery, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Lincoln. Nebraska.
The Many Faces of NF. Walker Art Gallery, University of Nebraska - Kearney. Kearney, Nebraska.

2013
The Neuro Art Culture. Rotunda Art Gallery, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Lincoln. Nebraska.

2011
Now Showing. Kansas City Symphony. Kansas City, Missouri.

2010  
Recent Paintings. Northwest Missouri State University. Liberty, Missouri.
Now Showing. Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. Kansas City, Missouri.   

2006
Representational Paintings. Carnegie Arts Center.  Alliance, Nebraska.
Representational Paintings. West Nebraska Arts Center. Scottsbluff, Nebraska.

SELECTED TWO & THREE PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2015
Embodiment: Figurative Works of R. Mindrup and K. Pluhacek
. RNG Gallery, Council Bluffs, Iowa.

2010
KAW Valley Arts & Humanities Gallery. Paintings by Rachel Mindrup, Drawings by Melanie Lowrance. Kansas City, Kansas.

2008
Still Life and Figurative Works. Paintings by Rachel Mindrup, Sculpture by Polly Plain. Irene B. French Gallery, Merriam, Kansas. 

2006
Color and Light. Paintings by Rachel Mindrup, Paintings by Inna Novikovna. L’Eglise Gallery. Aurora, Nebraska. 

2005
Me, Molly and the Kitchen Surprise. Paintings by Rachel Mindrup and Karl Marxhausen. Irene B. French Gallery, Merriam, Kansas.  

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
‚Äč2016
MVIS 5th Annual Juried Art Exhibition
. Albrecht Kemper Museum of Art, St. Joseph, Missouri.

2015
Unwavering Truth: An Archive of Our Own. Slater Gallery, Tufts University. Boston, Massachusetts. 
re:MEMBERS. Kansas City Artist Coalition. Kansas City, Missouri. 
Reclassified. LUCAD MFA Alumni Biennial.Warehouse XI in Union Square. Summerville, Massachusetts.
4th Annual Juried MVIS Exhibition. Portfolio Gallery and Education Center, St. Louis, Missouri.

2014
Unwavering Truth: An Archive of Our Own. Queens Museum.  Queens, New York. 
Artist Activist: Group Exhibition Featuring Works by Artist Sue Coe and Others. Georgia Regents University. Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art. Gallery. Augusta, Georgia. 
MVIS 3rd Annual Juried Art Exhibition. Albrecht Kemper Museum of Art, St. Joseph, Missouri.
8th Annual Prairie Village State of the Arts Exhibition. R.G. Endres Gallery. Prairie Village, Kansas. 
MFA Graduate Exhibition. Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University. Main Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts.

2013
River Market Regional Exhibition. Kansas City Artist Coalition. Kansas City, Missouri. Juried by Jerry Saltz.
BAU: Beacon Artist Union's 100 +1 Centennial Celebration. Beacon, New York.              
Femmes Qui Bercent - Women Who Rock, Noyes Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska.
MVIS 2nd Annual Juried Art Exhibition. Southwind Gallery, Topeka, Kansas.

2012
MVIS Inaugural Exhibition. Kansas City Club, Kansas City, Missouri. 

2009 - 2012
Annual Heartland Artist Exhibition. Irene B French Gallery, Merriam, Kansas. 

2008
Bikeart 2008. Poudre River Arts Center, Fort Collins, Colorado. 

2007
Illuminations Five Year Retrospective. Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Boston, Massachusetts.

2006
Points of View. Norfolk Arts Center, Traveling Exhibit of the 10 Governor’s Mansion Artists, Norfolk, Nebraska.
21st Annual - The Best and The Brightest 2006. Scottsdale Artists School, Scottsdale, Arizona.

2005
Points of View. Traveling Exhibit of the 10 Governor’s Mansion Artists L’Eglise Gallery, Aurora, Nebraska; Gallery 92, Fremont, Nebraska; Kaliedoscope Gallery, Bassett, Nebraska; Prairie Winds Gallery, Grand Island, Nebraska.
Nebraska Artists. Columbus Art Gallery, Columbus, Nebraska. 

2004
Illuminations. Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Boston, Massachusetts.
Points of View. Traveling Exhibit of the 10 Governor’s Mansion Artists Carnegie Arts Center, Alliance, Nebraska; Kimmel Harding Nelson, Nebraska City, Nebraska.
Blue Ribbon Weekend. Nebraska State Fair. Governor’s Invitational. Lincoln, Nebraska.
Governor's Mansion Exhibition Program. Governor’s Mansion, Lincoln, Nebraska.

2003
Thompson Valley Art League Regional Art Exhibition. Lincoln Gallery, Loveland, Colorado. 
3rd Annual Art From The Heartland. Counts Memorial Museum of Art, El Dorado, Kansas.
20th Anniversary Competition. Manhattan Arts International, Manhattan, New York. 

AWARDS, HONORS, GRANTS & RESIDENCIES
2016
NISOD Excellence in Teaching Award-University of Texas at Austin.


2015
Excellence in Teaching Award. Metro Community College. Awarded to six teachers from the college.
Artist in Residence. The Ink Shop Printmaking Center. Ithaca, New York.
Artist in Residence. Rockwell Elementary &  Willowdale Elementary. Omaha, Nebraska. Worked with all K-5 classrooms for the 2015-2016 School Year.
Community Service Award. University of Nebraska - Omaha. Awarded on behalf of the UNO English Department and UNO Service Learning Academy for the 2015 NF Service Learning project- Deciphering Disability.

2014
Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, Inc. Visual Art Grant Finalist.

2013 & 2011  
The Mamie E. Johnston, D.O., FACOP, Creative Medical Art in Teaching Award, to encourage the use and incorporation of medical and scientific art in teaching and advance the osteopathic medical profession.
I used this grant to teach medical students at KCUMB artistic anatomy.

2010
Mom’s Choice Award - Silver Recipient: Seasonal, Holidays & Festivals  for illustrations in the children’s book “Santa Wants a Chauffeur”.

2005
Chosen Artist for Portrait of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas on behalf of Creighton University School of Law.

2004
Governors Mansion Exhibition Program selected by the Nebraska Arts Council.

2003
First Place (Oil and Acrylic Category), Thompson Valley Art League Regional Art Exhibition, Lincoln Gallery, Loveland Colorado. Juried by Mark Silvers.
Award of Excellence, 20th Anniversary Competition” Manhattan Arts International. Manhattan, New York. Juried by Nancy Benedetto. 

ARTIST TALKS AND PRESENTATIONS
2016              
Many Faces of NF
. Washington University's NF Clinic Bi-Annual NF Symposium. St. Louis, MO. Invited by Dr. David Gutmann, NF Clinic Director.
Many Faces of NF. "A Day of INFormation" Sponsored by NF Central Plains. Overland Park, KS

2015
The Content of Character: Portraits of People with NF. Artist Talk. I presented twelve artist talks to various English Composition classes at UNO during the NF Service Learning Semester.

2014
Interview with Michael Lyon on Omaha's NPR about my "Many Faces of NF" project.
Deciphering Identity: The Role of Portraiture. Artist Talk. University of Nebraska-Kearney. Kearney, Nebraska.
Many Faces of NF. "A Day of INFormation" Sponsored by NF Central Plains, Kansas University School of Nursing. Overland Park, KS
The Content of Character: Portraits of People with NF. Artist Talk. NF Mid-Atlantic. Presentation for the webinar series.
Deciphering Identity: The Role of Portraiture. MFA Artist Talk. Art Institute of Boston. Boston, Massachusetts.

2013
The Art and Science of Neurofibromatosis. ScienceCafe. University of Nebraska Medical Center. Omaha, Nebraska.

AFFILIATIONS
Co Founded the Missouri Valley Impressionist Society in 2011
Kansas City Artist Coalition
Children's Tumor Foundation Volunteer Leadership Council

TEACHING INSTITUTIONS
Kansas City Art Institute, Creighton University, Metropolitan Community College, Joslyn Art Museum, The Kent Bellows Studio and Center for Visual Arts, Boys Town National Research Hospital Behavioral Health Treatment Facility.

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
Primatologist Jane Goodall
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas
Federal Judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, Chief Judge, William J. Riley
Federal Judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, William Duane Benton
Federal Judge for the District Court for the Western District of Missouri, Gary A. Fenner

EDUCATION 
Art Institute of Boston, MFA in Visual Arts
Art Academy of Los Angeles, Atelier in Figure Drawing and Painting
University of Nebraska at Kearney, BFA in Visual Communications, Minor in Art History
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